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  • China Tells Nike Shoemaker to Rectify Striker Benefits by Today
    25 Apr 2014 at 6:55am
    China ’s human resources ministry ordered a contractor for Nike Inc. (NKE) and Adidas AG (ADS) to rectify benefit payments to workers striking for a 10th day to demand more pay and employer contributions to social security accounts.

     
  • Montgomery County pair ready to run Boston Marathon
    25 Apr 2014 at 6:50am
    Two local women who have logged a lot of miles pounding the pavement together will be headed for the 2014 Boston Marathon April 21, one just hoping to make it through, the other to record a milestone.

     
  • Reebok Classic FVS TXT Collection
    25 Apr 2014 at 4:12am
    The lastest release from the Reebok Franchise Vulcanized Series is summer-ready, presenting a collection of five remixed heritage designs that sport a bold-colored canvas upper… via Emag.co.uk

     
  • UPDATED: Reebok Stadium to be renamed Macron Stadium
    25 Apr 2014 at 4:11am
    THE Reebok Stadium is to be renamed the Macron Stadium.

     
  • Timeline: A history of the Reebok Stadium
    25 Apr 2014 at 4:11am
    AS Bolton Wanderers bid farewell to the Reebok Stadium and start a new era with the Macron Stadium, we look at the history of the ground.

     
  • Reebok was the perfect match
    25 Apr 2014 at 4:10am
    WHEN Bolton Wanderers announced their new home was to be called the Reebok Stadium back in 1997, it seemed like the perfect union.

     
  • Boulder Dash to fill quarry Saturday
    25 Apr 2014 at 4:09am
    By: Crystal Ledford CUMMING — There’s still time to take part in a popular running event. The fifth annual Boulder Dash 5K/10K begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Northside Hospital-Forsyth and takes runners on a unique foot race through the Bluegrass Materials Company rock quarry. The race is put on each year by the Forsyth Healthcare Alliance, a part of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce ...

     
  • Nike hang new Tiempo & Hypervenom colorways from chandelier, show off innovat...
    25 Apr 2014 at 12:31am
    If you somehow hadn't guessed by now, it is in fact a very big summer for football both on and off the pitch. All of the manufacturers are releasing different kits, boots, lifestyle pieces, and other tech steadily but Nike are the first to bring everything to one event. Taking up some space in Madrid following the Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, Nike are showing off ...

     
  • Are Health And Fitness Wearables Running Out Of Gas?
    24 Apr 2014 at 10:49pm
    Many health & fitness wearable devices have emerged and generated great buzz. But, Nike just announced lay-offs in its Fuel Band business, and some prominent investors are holding back. What needs to be happen before this market can take off? My look into this space suggests three big issues: 1. Do wearable [...]

     
  • Athletics: ASICS Canada extends partnership with Canada Running Series in Mon...
    24 Apr 2014 at 10:49pm
    Canada Running Series [CRS] is the nation's premier running circuit with 8 events: 4 in Toronto, 3 in Vancouver and 1 in Montreal.

     
  • Adidas moving some production from Chinese footwear factory hit by strike
    24 Apr 2014 at 10:41pm
    Shoes for Adidas, Nike, Asics, New Balance, Puma and Timberland are made by Yue Yuen, the world’s biggest branded footwear maker and operator of the 15 million square-foot Dongguan complex in southern China

     
  • Running a mile in their shoes
    24 Apr 2014 at 10:03pm
    John Kuto, right, and Areobics First’s Luke MacDonald check out some of the more than 100 pairs of sneakers collected by Kuto to send back to Kapsabet in his native Kenya.

     
  • Traveling instructors bring Master Fitness course to Fort Bliss
    24 Apr 2014 at 9:18pm
    The Army is sending out mobile teams of fitness instructors to make sure soldiers learn how to do a relatively new physical training program correctly and can teach their fellow soldiers.

     
  • Nike's Bid to Dominate Activity Tracking with NikeFuel
    24 Apr 2014 at 7:37pm
    By Brian Burke Gartner, Inc. Nike announced last Friday it had fired most of the people developing the FuelBand, but will continue to "sell and support the Nike+ FuelBand SE for the foreseeable future." Pundits pounced on the news to declare the demise of wearable activity trackers, but it appears to be [...]

     
  • Adidas shifts orders from striking China plant
    24 Apr 2014 at 5:54pm
    Sportswear company Adidas AG is shifting some orders from a factory in south China that has been at the centre of one of the country's biggest labour strikes, underlining a rising challenge for companies operating in China, where an increasingly assertive workforce is pushing harder for its rights. Thousands of workers at a factory in Dongguan in the Pearl River Delta run by Hong Kong-listed Yue ...

     
  • Bun run added to Millarville event
    24 Apr 2014 at 5:42pm
    Tricia Snodgrass of Longview approaches the finish line at the Millarville Run to the Farmers’ Market last June. This year's race is June 14. A popular running event is introducing a unique way to carbo-load.

     
  • SNEAKER ALERT: Reebok Unveils Question Mid 'White Noise'
    24 Apr 2014 at 4:30pm
    Allen Iverson was a polarizing player. Whether he was ranting about practice or how the cops can take his car—he has 10 more just like that one—people generally either loved

     
  • Facebook Buys Moves, Fitness-tracking App Maker
    24 Apr 2014 at 4:28pm
    Facebook Inc. has acquired Moves, the fitness-tracking app maker said Thursday in a blog post.

     
  • Strike rattles Adidas, Nike
    24 Apr 2014 at 2:51pm
    BEIJING - A wage dispute at a huge sneaker factory that supplies brands including Adidas and Nike escalated Wednesday, highlighting the growing problems faced by China’s manufacturing powerhouse.

     
  • Facebook acquires company behind Moves fitness app
    24 Apr 2014 at 2:22pm
    The team behind Moves, a fitness tracker app on iOS and Android, is joining Facebook. "Now, we’re joining Facebook’s talented team to work on building and improving their products and services with a shared mission of supporting simple, efficient tools for more than a billion people." But don't expect to see a step-counter in Facebook's mobile apps just yet. Moves says its app will remain a ...